How to Use Asus DH Remote Software on Windows 10
How to Use Asus DH Remote Software on Windows 10
If you have an Asus motherboard that supports the DH Remote feature, you can use the Asus DH Remote software to control your PC from a distance. The DH Remote software allows you to turn on/off your PC, adjust the volume, launch applications, and more. However, the software is not compatible with Windows 10 by default. In this article, we will show you how to install and use the Asus DH Remote software on Windows 10.
Step 1: Download and Install the Asus DH Remote Software
The first step is to download and install the Asus DH Remote software from the official Asus website. You can find the software under the Utilities section of your motherboard's support page. For example, if you have an Asus P5E3 Deluxe motherboard, you can find the software here: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P5E3_Deluxe/HelpDesk_Download/
After downloading the software, run the setup file and follow the instructions to install it on your PC. You may need to restart your PC after the installation.
Step 2: Enable Compatibility Mode for the Asus DH Remote Software
The next step is to enable compatibility mode for the Asus DH Remote software. This will allow the software to run on Windows 10 without any issues. To do this, follow these steps:
Right-click on the Asus DH Remote icon on your desktop or in your Start menu and select Properties.
Click on the Compatibility tab and check the box that says "Run this program in compatibility mode for:".
Select Windows Vista (Service Pack 2) from the drop-down menu and click OK.
Step 3: Pair Your DH Remote with Your PC
The final step is to pair your DH Remote with your PC. To do this, follow these steps:
Make sure your PC and your DH Remote are both turned on and within range of each other.
Press and hold the Connect button on your DH Remote for three seconds until the LED flashes blue.
Press and hold the Connect button on your PC's receiver for three seconds until the LED flashes blue.
Wait for a few seconds until both LEDs turn solid blue. This means that your DH Remote and your PC are paired successfully.
You have now learned how to use the Asus DH Remote software on Windows 10. You can now enjoy controlling your PC from a distance with your DH Remote. If you have any questions or problems, please refer to the user manual or contact Asus support.
How to Use the Asus DH Remote Functions
Once you have paired your DH Remote with your PC, you can use the various functions of the DH Remote to control your PC. Here are some of the functions and how to use them:
Power: You can use this button to turn on/off your PC or put it into sleep mode. Press the button once to turn on your PC. Press and hold the button for three seconds to turn off your PC. Press and hold the button for six seconds to put your PC into sleep mode.
Volume: You can use this button to adjust the volume of your PC. Press the + or - button to increase or decrease the volume. Press and hold the + or - button to mute or unmute the volume.
Mode: You can use this button to switch between different modes of your DH Remote. There are four modes: Normal, Music, Movie, and Game. Each mode has different settings for the volume, brightness, and other features. Press the Mode button to cycle through the modes. The LED will change color according to the mode: green for Normal, blue for Music, red for Movie, and purple for Game.
Hotkey: You can use this button to launch applications or perform actions on your PC. There are eight hotkeys: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H. Each hotkey can be customized to launch a specific application or perform a specific action. To customize a hotkey, open the Asus DH Remote software on your PC and go to the Hotkey tab. Select a hotkey from the list and choose an application or action from the drop-down menu. Click Apply to save your changes.
Navigation: You can use this button to navigate through menus or web pages on your PC. The navigation button has four directions: up, down, left, and right. Press the direction you want to move the cursor or scroll the page. Press and hold the direction to move or scroll faster.
Enter: You can use this button to confirm a selection or enter a command on your PC. Press the Enter button when you want to select an option or execute a command.
Back: You can use this button to go back to the previous menu or page on your PC. Press the Back button when you want to return to the previous screen.
Home: You can use this button to go to the desktop or home page on your PC. Press the Home button when you want to access the desktop or home page.
If you encounter any problems while using your DH Remote, here are some tips that may help you:
Make sure your DH Remote and your PC are paired correctly. If they are not paired, repeat Step 3 of this article.
Make sure your DH Remote and your PC are within range of each other. The maximum range is 10 meters (33 feet).
Make sure there are no obstacles or interference between your DH Remote and your PC. Avoid placing them near metal objects, wireless devices, or other sources of electromagnetic interference.
Make sure your DH Remote has enough battery power. If the LED flashes red, it means that the battery is low. Replace the battery with a new one.
Make sure your PC has enough power supply. If your PC is running on battery power, plug it into an AC outlet.
Make sure your PC has the latest drivers and updates installed. Visit the Asus website and download the latest drivers and updates for your motherboard and operating system.